National Geographic : 1950 Aug
© National Geographic Society 222 Kodachrome by Willard R.Culver Summer Villas in Tiny Ronco Flank the Shore of Europe's Deepest Lake, Maggiore, Shared bySwitzerland and Italy About one-fifth of this narrow, 40-mile stretch of water, which reaches a depth of 1,450 feet, is Swiss. Mediterranean temperatures prevail much ofthe year. Inthe romantic atmosphere of the southern lake district, Italian-speaking Swiss are concentrated. They make up six percent ofthenation's population.